As a child, Cheryl Boggs was terribly abused. Then, searching for love, she received more abuse and abused others. Find out how this cycle ended on UNSHACKLED!
As a marine, Dann Slator spent time in the brig due to his rebellious ways. Back in the states, he continued to cause trouble. Find out how his trouble ceased on UNSHACKLED!
Dann's mother was abusive, and his father was a drunk. Hear how he found stability, and a love that would not let him go. Listen to this edition of UNSHACKLED!
Glen grew up in a hard-working family. At 15, he learned to drink and gamble. Hear where this led, and how he was transformed, on UNSHACKLED!
What are effects of marijuana and alcohol? To Tino Carrasco, they almost led to murder and the destruction of his life. Find out how he was redeemed, on this edition of UNSHACKLED!
Andrea Beane's alcohol and drug issue sent her on a downward spiral. Hear how she was set free on UNSHACKLED!
As a young girl Andrea Beane was promiscuous, and that led to many, many problems. Did she find forgiveness and restoration? Find out on UNSHACKLED!
When does life begin? Patricia Lawrence learned that it begins "at the time appointed". Listen to her interesting story on UNSHACKLED!
Patricia grew up in an abusive home. Then drugged by her boyfriend, she became pregnant. Find out how these horrific experiences led to new life on this edition of UNSHACKLED!
Why struggle when you can surrender? Robert Allred tried to ignore something he knew he needed to do. His life was miserable. But he found purpose when he did surrender. Find out what happened on UNSHACKLED!
Henry is an alcoholic by age 15, gets in trouble with the law and joins the army; receives an honorable discharge, still a drunk. Injured at work, he needs back surgery and with the settlement money, he buys a home. Still a drunk, he marries a woman who is unfaithful and leaves him, taking their 4 children. Desolate, Henry plans suicide but God intervenes. Henry goes on to get a PhD and serves the Lord in rescue work and as an evangelist with his wife Victoria.
Caleb follows the old ways without question until he is trampled by horses and ponders death. Would he have gone to Heaven? He marries, and the birth of his children brings more questions. He seeks answers and assurance, but his doubt makes him suspect. Bible study leads Caleb to salvation, and church leaders try to coerce him into conformity then prevent their flight. Ultimately, they leave and are shunned. He and Debra now minister to the Amish.
Ron tries parachuting to experience life but finds no answers. He moves to Kansas City, determined to break into cartooning; but after 8 months, his work is rejected. He has found a church that teaches the Bible, and he yields to Christ. Only then does God open the door to cartooning. Ron meets Cindy and they eventually marry. As Ron grows in the Lord, he gains more free-lance cartooning jobs, and now has millions of tracts in circulation.
Jim survives three major childhood diseases, putting him behind in school, but he’s a fighter. He works at the stockyards in Omaha to support the family after his father’s heart attack. He graduates, joins the Navy and then is appointed to the Naval Academy where he struggles with self-righteousness during his Plebe year. The first part ends as he is saved during his “youngster year”.
Ron’s cartooning skill is manifest as a child and he becomes full of pride and arrogance. He resists drinking and drugs in high school—even college at first. But success with a comic strip inflates his self-worth. He succumbs to drinking, then drugs, still hankering for a career as a cartoonist. The first part ends when he graduates and goes to work in the corporate world where he fails.